The Backbench
#25 Contradictions In Conflict
As the war in Ukraine escalates and Canadian leaders head to Europe, we assess the economic and military responses so far. And despite fully grasping the severity of Russian aggression, we want to know: Why does Canada's response to conflict vary so much depending on the country? This week's contributors: Drew Brown, Caroline Elliott, Jaskaran Sandhu

As the war in Ukraine escalates and Canadian leaders head to Europe, we assess the economic and military responses so far. And despite fully grasping the severity of Russian aggression, we want to know: Why does Canada’s response to conflict vary so much depending on the country?

This week’s contributors: Drew BrownCaroline ElliottJaskaran Sandhu

Links:

  • The Narwhal’s piece about Canadian players still dealing in Russian resources
  • More context on the Canadian discourse re: Sikhs written by Jaskaran
  • More on Ottawa’s decision to delay the decision on Newfoundland’s Bay du Nord oil project

Sponsors: OxioFreshbooks

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